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Employment prospects are strong for the nursing profession, given the aging population of the U.S. and rising health care costs. A career in the OR can offer nurses a flexible work schedule, relatively high income, and the satisfaction of helping to make life-saving decisions.

Consider a career in the OR 

Chart your OR career with Career Pathway 

  • Surgical Technologist
  • Student Nurse
  • Mid-Career Switch (Nursing + Non-Nursing)
  • New Perioperative Nurse
  • Experienced Perioperative Nurse
  • Expert Perioperative Nurse
  • Retired or Nearing Retirement
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